if I'd got a mathematical object named after me before I double-barrelled my surname, maths would've become a little bit more case-sensitive than before ("Perfect doodad" ≠ "perfect doodad")

Are there any objects named after similarly surnamed people? Like, a Normal subgroup?


@christianp Oh yeah, you have Robert Hook, a physicist-mathematician at the time of Newton. The hook length formula is not named after him.


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